The H.A.L. Scouts Group Amateur radio Club, VU2LKO Lucknow, India is deeply devoted to explore Amateur Radio activity among Scouts and Guides and other interested people in state.
The club is assisting two schools at Lucknow (India) to arrange the ARISS school contact programme which will be organised as per schedule given below:
1. H.A.L. School Lucknow between 04th–10th April 2016
2. CMS Rajajipuram II Lucknow between 16th - 22nd May 2016.
Exact schedule (Date & Time) will be informed later.
A direct contact via GB1OAB with students at Oasis Academy Brightstowe, Bristol, UK is scheduled for Fri 2016-02-19 14:23:23 UTC 78 deg. The scheduled astronaut is Timothy Peake KG5BVI.
My Link from the new Video contact ISS and Oasis Academy School in Uk
The ARISS commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the joint Apollo-Soyuz mission is going quite well. Some absolutely beautiful pictures have been posted on the ARISS SSTV image gallery. See:
Kudos to all on the great reception!
Also, fantastic efforts on ISS and in Dallas Texas yesterday for the Moon
Day/Frontiers of Flight Museum contact. It was fitting to have a US school
and the Russian Cosmonauts conducting a joint ARISS contact on the 40th anniversary of the of the Apollo-Soyuz docking.
ARISS NEWS RELEASE no. 15-05
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
David Jordan, AA4KN
SSTV Activity from the ISS is scheduled for February-Update
ARISS NEWS RELEASE no. 15-02
Thursday, Jan.29, 2015
David Jordan, AA4KN
Russian SSTV Images from the ISS
Russian SSTV transmissions are planned from the International Space Station on Saturday, January 31 and Sunday, February 1. The transmit frequency will be 145.800. The expected mode is PD180 producing a high quality image with a frame scan of 187 seconds.
ARISS NEWS RELEASE no. 14-02
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
David Jordan, AA4KN – ARISS Public Relations
Current discussions between the ARISS team and NASA suggest the possibility of voice contacts with the International Space Station (ISS) during Saturday’s ARRL Field Day activities this coming weekend.
The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS http://ariss.rac.ca/) program hopes an Amateur Radio digital TV system will be up and running aboard the International Space Station by later this year. A project initiated by AMSAT-Italy http://www.amsat.it/, HamTV would provide one-way video and audio from the ISS to complement the FM radio voice link used for ARISS school group radio contacts.
ARISS-Europe Chairman Gaston Bertels, ON4WF has drafted an overview of a new 'Ham Video' DATV downlink system on S-Band being developed for placement on the International Space Station later this year.
An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Breadalbane Academy, Aberfeldy, United Kingdom on 12 February.